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Changing the way people form families: Why Andrea and Barry Shaw opened their hearts and home to adopt teenagers
With more than 104,000 children in the United States in the foster care system waiting for someone to offer them love, the need for adoptive families has never been greater. Adoption is, in fact, c...
Nov 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Meet Micah Morrow: Cleveland Country Club’s newest chef
If you ask Micah Morrow, the new executive chef at the Cleveland Country Club, what is his favorite dish to cook, be prepared for his signature answer and a smile. “I like to cook whatever they’re ...
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Holiday classic ‘The Nutcracker’ starts Dec. 6
Special to the Banner The 10th anniversary performance of “The Nutcracker” will be presented by the Tennessee Youth Ballet on Dec. 6 and 7. The ballet will be presented at 3 p.m., in the Dixon Cent...
Nov 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Frankie Valli And the Four Seasons tribute show blasts off on Thursday
Special to the Banner Bradley Concerts Inc. presents “Let’s Hang On!” Thursday at 7 p.m. at Conn Center, on the campus of Lee University. The group of eight seasoned entertainers preserve the music...
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Why writers from around the country come to Cleveland
Every year visitors and tourists spend $126 million in Bradley County, thanks in part to journalists from around the country coming to visit and write about the attractions that inspire tourism in ...
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‘No One Special’ has exceptional music history
Someone inquired about who was playing at the recent Halloween Block Party. “No One Special” was the answer. “No, really, who’s playing?” “‘No One Special’ is playing.” That’s about like “Who’s on ...
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Ms. Wheelchair Tennessee, Amanda Szidropulosz, to speak at Tasso United Methodist Church
Ms. Wheelchair Tennessee, Amanda Szidropulosz, will speak at Tasso United Methodist Church, Sunday at 11 a.m. The Charleston Elementary teacher was crowned Ms. Wheelchair Tennessee 2014 in March. I...
Nov 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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WWII couple celebrate 70 years together
Things were a lot different when Harold and Sarah Howell got married in 1944. As teenagers in the early ’40s the average cost of a new house was $3,450. Gasoline cost 15 cents a gallon and a loaf o...
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Preparing for a ‘Beehive’ of activity in new business venture
Deedra Bullard grew up within a home that had a beauty salon downstairs in her mother’s basement. For almost 10 years from 1989 to 1998, Deedra’s mother Annette Watson operated Classy Cuts and Styl...
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Cumberland Playhouse’s ‘Sanders Family’ to visit Cleveland
Cumberland County Playhouse will bring its long-running production of “A Sanders Family Christmas” to Cleveland at North Cleveland Church of God on Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. The show offers gospel music, up...
Nov 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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